[SciPy-user] numpy - scipy version hell

James K. Gruetzner jkgruet at sandia.gov
Thu Oct 19 14:25:22 CDT 2006

Thanks much, Robert.  Alas, that's where METHOD 1 (numpy fails) has its 
problem.   I can't get numpy 1.0rc3 to install:  it gives a different error 
(undefined symbol: s_cat).  

Thanks again.

On Thursday 19 October 2006 13:19, you wrote:
> James K. Gruetzner wrote:
> > I'm using Fedora core 5, that insect-laden wonder, which includes python
> > 2.4.3.  I'm trying to install numpy (scipy-core) and scipy (the rest).  
> > I can't seem to get around package conflicts.  I've tried two methods,
> > one in which numpy fails and one in which scipy fails.   This is the
> > "scipy fails" one (I sent the numpy fails one to the numpy-discussions
> > list).
> >
> > METHOD 2 (scipy fails)
> > OK, remove the previously installed numpy packages
> > from /usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages.  Now use yum to install numpy
> > 0.9.8-1.fc5 from the extras repository.   Hooray, numpy imports fine!
> > So, now time to download scipy, v.0.5.1.  Untarball it and cd.  IT fails
> > to install, with the following (long) error message:
> numpy 0.9.8 is quite old compared to scipy 0.5.1. You will want the recent
> 1.0rc3 release.
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